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Cruises 2016
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°Cancelled *Maiden Call 19/07/2016 Silver Wind Silversea 156m USA 08.00 18.00 04>05/09/2016 Azamara Quest Azamara Club Cruises 181m USA 11.00 15.30 X 26/09/2016 Artania Phoenix Reisen 231m Germany 04.00 14.00 X 19/03/2016 DATE M* SHIP Balmoral CRUISE LINE Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines LENGTH 218m ORIGIN UK ETA 13.00 ETD 23.00 08/05/2016 Seabourn Quest Seabourn 198m USA 06.00 17.00 29/05/2016 Silver Whisper Silversea 186m USA 08.00 17.00 06>07/06/2016 Crystal Symphony Crystal Cruises 238m USA 10.00 17.00 24/08/2016 Prinsendam Holland America Line 205m USA 07.00 18.00 05/10/2016 Hamburg Plantours Kreuzfahrten 144m Germany 11.00 23.59 X 08/08/2016 Insignia Oceania Cruises 181m USA 08.00 19.00 17/06/2016 Marina Oceania Cruises 251m USA 08.00 17.00 X 18/08/2016 Marina Oceania Cruises 251m USA 05.00 18.00 19>21/05/2016 The World Residensea 196m USA 09.00 23.59 13>14/04/2016 Braemar Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 195m UK 10.00 10.30 06/05/2016 Europa Hapag-Lloyd Cruises 200m Germany 08.00 17.00 08/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 07.00 20.00 15/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 09.00 19.00 20/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 09.00 18.00 19/10/2016 Corinthian Grand Circle Cruise Line 88m USA 08.00 22.00 30/05/2016 Ocean Majesty Hansa Touristik 131m Germany 12.00 19.00 X 05/07/2016° National Geographic Orion Nat. Geographic/Lindblad Expeditions 103m USA 07.00 20.00 X 09/09/2016 National Geographic Orion Nat. Geographic/Lindblad Expeditions 103m USA 12.00 23.59 X 26/09/2016 Astor Transocean Tours 176m Germany 17.00 23.59 07>10/07/2016 The Tall Ships Races Click here for the river cruise ship calls in 2016
Balmoral
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
This year Balmoral once again had the honour to open the cruise season in Antwerp. The ship is a regular visitor but this time it was a whole other sight. Last year Fred. Olsen decided to repaint their fleet with a dark grey hull and a red line. At the end of last year they were already painting the ship when docked in Antwerp but now we could see the final product. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 19 March 2016
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Braemar
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
The Braemar was once again docked in Antwerp. This time the ship also has the new dark grey hull with the red stripe. The ship was built in 1993 en had a length of 163 metres back then. In 2008 the ship was lengthened with 32 metres to 195 metres. To do that the ship was cut in two and a section was put in between. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 13 & 14 April 2016
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Europa
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
The Europa was once again docked in Antwerp this year. The passengers were able to enjoy a beautiful summerlike day in the city. The ship has a length of 200 metres and can accommodate 408 passengers. According to the Berlitz Cruise Guide for Cruising and Cruise Ships the Europa is, together with the Europa 2, the best cruise ship in the world. This ship was berthed in Antwerpen on 6 May 2016
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Seabourn Quest
Seabourn
The luxury cruise ship Seabourn Quest visited Antwerp for the third year in a row. The ship was docked in the city on a warm summerlike day. Seabourn Quest has a length of 198 metres and can accommodate 450 passengers. The ship was built at the shipyard of T. Mariotti in Italy in 2011. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 8 May 2016
View the photo gallery of this ship Europa in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters Seabourn Quest in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
The World
Residensea
This year the residential ship The World was once again docked in Antwerp. It is the only ship on which you can buy an apartment. That way the passengers can sail around the world. The passengers can decide what places the ship will visit. The World has a length of 196 metres and can accommodate 200 passengers. This ship was berthed in Antwerp from 19 until 21 May 2016
The World in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Silver Whisper
Siversea
This ship is part of the luxury fleet of Silversea Cruises. The Silver Whisper has a length of 186 metres and can accommodate 390 passengers and 295 crew members. The ship was built in 2000 at the Mariotti Shipyard in Genoa, Italy. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 29 May 2015.
Silver Whisper in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters
Ocean Majesty
Hansa Touristik
This year the Ocean Majesty of the German cruise line Hansa Touristik was docked in Antwerp for the first time. The ship was built in 1966 in Valencia, Spain as the ferry 'Juan March'. Later the ship was rebuilt as a cruise ship. Ocean Majesty has a length of 131 metres and can accommodate 620 passengers. This ships was berthed in Antwerp on 30 May 2016
Ocean Majesty in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters
Crystal Symphony
Crystal Cruises
After 12 years the Crystal Symphony of the American cruise line Crystal Cruises was once again docked in Antwerp. The ship was docked in the city for a turn-around call. That means that new passengers come on board. Crystal Symphony has a length of 238 metres and can accommodate 922 passengers. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 6 & 7 June 2016
Crystal Symphony in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters
Marina
Oceania Cruises
This year MS Marina of the American luxury cruise line Oceania Cruises was docked in Antwerp for the first time. With a length of 238 metres it was the largest cruise ship that visited the city this year. MS Marina was built in 2011 and can accommodate 1252 passengers. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 17 June 2016
Marina in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Siver Wind
Silversea
The Silver Wind was docked in Antwerp for the second time. The ship was built in 1994 at the Mariotti-Yard in Italy. The Silver Wind is a sister ship of the Silver Cloud. The ship has a length of 156 metres and can accommodate 315 passengers. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 19 July 2016
Silver Wind in Antwerpen - ©Eddy Maes
Insignia
Oceania Cruises
Insignia in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
The ship of the American cruise line Oceania Cruises is one of 8 identical ships of the former company Renaissance Cruises. After they went bankrupt the ships were sold to several cruise lines. The ship has a length of 180 metres and can accommodate 700 passengers. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 8 August 2016
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Prinsendam
Holland America Line
This luxurious vessel of Holland America Line has a langth of 204 metres and can accommodate 790 passengers. The ship sails under the Dutch flag and is registered in Rotterdam. Prinsendam visited Antwerp with 34°C. The passengers coud enjoy the tropical weather in the city. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 24 August 2016
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Azamara Quest
Azamara Club Cruises
The ship of the American company Azamara Club Cruises is one of 8 identical shipsof the now defunct cruise line Renaissance Cruises. After their bankruptcy the ships were sold to other cruise lines. The ship has a length of 181 metres and can accommodate 700 passengers. It was the first time Azamara Quest visited Antwerp. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 4 & 5 September 2016.
Azamara Quest in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
National Geographic Orion
Lindblad Expeditions / National Geographic
The small expedition cruise ship of Lindblad Expeditions docked in Antwerp for the first time in 2016. National Geographic Orion can accommodate 100 passengers and 70 crew members. The ship has a length of 103 metres and is the second-smallest ship of the season. This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 9 September 2016.
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